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South Korean Crypto Exchange Launches Ripple-Based Blockchain Remittance Service

Coinone subsidiary Coinone Transfer has introduced Cross, South Korea’s first blockchain-based remittance app and web service, using enterprise blockchain technology created by Ripple. Cross gives people in Thailand and the Philippines access to faster and cheaper payment services. Coinone Transfer...

Bullion Giant APMEX Partners with BitPay to Let Investors Buy Gold with Bitcoin

Global crypto payment provider BitPay has announced the OneGold precious metals and digital gold marketplace is now accepting Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, according to a press release. OneGold — founded by APMEX, a leading precious metals retailer, and Sprott, an...

Crucial Vote Pushes Marshall Islands Closer to a National Cryptocurrency

The president of the Marshall Islands survived a no-confidence vote after senators derided her plan to launch a national cryptocurrency. The nation is moving forward with the endeavor despite criticism from the IMF. Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine looks to...

Shifty Principle Uses School Computers to Craft a Crypto Mining Scheme

A Middle School principle in China was fired after staffers uncovered a cryptocurrency mining scheme utilizing school computers. Local media in China have begun to write about a foiled cryptocurrency mining scheme organized by the principal of Puman Middle School. The...

Principle Fired for Mining Cryptocurrency at a School in China

A Middle School principle in China was fired after staffers uncovered a cryptocurrency mining scheme utilizing school computers. Local media in China have begun to write about a foiled cryptocurrency mining scheme organized by the principal of Puman Middle School. The...

Pro-Bitcoin Congressman Jared Polis is Colorado’s New Governor

U.S. Representative Jared Polis, known for his favorable attitudes towards cryptocurrency and blockchain, will become Colorado’s next governor after defeating Walker Stapleton. U.S. Representative Jared Polis (D-CO), who has made headlines for his pro-cryptocurrency and blockchain stances, has defeated Colorado...

Lawsuit Filed Against Rapper T.I. for Participation in Alleged Cryptocurrency Scam

According to reports, a group of 25 investors have filed a lawsuit against T.I. and a businessman for their involvement in a fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme. Rapper T.I. and businessman Ryan Felton now face a lawsuit from a collective of 25 investors...

Student Turns $5K into $800K Trading Crypto, But Now Owes $400K in Taxes

One college student turned his $5K investment into $880k but now says trading “ruined” his life as he’s facing $400k in cryptocurrency taxes.  From Big Profits to a Tax Nightmare An anonymous college student recently posted on Reddit to solicit...

HTC Exodus Phones Preparing to Ship in December (With More Questions Than Answers)

Pre-orders of purchased HTC Exodus phones are set to ship in December. HTC is hyping the technology as a viable tool for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community, but many are still skeptical. Taiwanese firm HTC Corporation made headlines back in...